1894); Die Edda (1889).
Sifrit), the hero of the Nibelungenlied, and of a number of Scandinavian poems included in the older Edda, as well as of the prose V iilsunga Saga, which is based upon the latter.
His exploits and adventures form the theme of a number of the Eddaic poems, and also of several stories in the prose Edda.
His literary activity was enormous, extending from his Edda Skandinawska (1807) to his Geographie des Arabes (2 vols., Paris, 1851).
See further Iceland, Literature, and Edda.